Patents by Inventor Robert Smith

Robert Smith has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200369608
    Abstract: Processes for preparing 5,5-dimethyl-3-methylenepyrrolidin-2-one, (S)-3,5,5-trimethylpyrrolidine-2-one, (R)-3,5,5-trimethylpyrrolidine-2-one, (S)-2,4,4-trimethylpyrrolidine, and (R)-2,4,4-trimethylpyrrolidine, and their salt forms are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Paul T. Angell, Robert M. Hughes, Berenice Lewandowski, Benjamin J. Littler, William A. Nugent, David Smith, John Studley
  • Publication number: 20200368479
    Abstract: This invention relates to a patient interface comprising at least one nasal prong or an outlet of said patient interface to be received by a user's nare(s) or mouth; a gases delivery side member extending from a side of the at least one nasal prong or said outlet; and wherein the gases delivery side member comprises of a lumen for a flow of gases from an inlet of the patient interface to the at least one nasal prong or said outlet; a collapsible portion; at least one elbow portion or flexible portion, located substantially at or toward one or both of a downstream end of said gases delivery member or an upstream end of said gases delivery member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Cormac Nicholas FLYNN, Bruce Gordon HOLYOAKE, Alicia Jerram Hunter EVANS, German KLINK, Craig Karl WHITE, Matthew Jon PAYTON, Aidan Robert BURGESS, Hamish Adrian OSBORNE, Nathan James ROA, Graeme Matthew SMITH
  • Publication number: 20200368238
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compositions and methods of treating or preventing diseases or disorders with inhibitors of SHP2, alone, and in combination with other therapeutic agents such as RAS pathway inhibitors (e.g., MEK inhibitors); methods of establishing appropriate treatment plans for subjects based upon the expression of one or more biomarker indicative of SHP2 inhibitor sensitivity; and methods of determining sensitivity to a SHP2 inhibitor based on a phosphorylation status of SHP2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Robert J. NICHOLS, Mark A. GOLDSMITH, Christopher SCHULZE, Jacqueline SMITH, David E. WILDES, Stephen KELSEY, Mallika SINGH
  • Publication number: 20200371273
    Abstract: Optically transparent fiber glass cover substrates for electronic displays. The cover substrates include an optically transparent fiberglass composite layer including a fiberglass layer embedded in a matrix material and an optically transparent hard-coat layer bonded to a top surface of the optically transparent fiberglass composite layer. A bottom surface of the optically transparent fiberglass composite layer may define a bottommost exterior surface of a cover substrate. The bottommost exterior surface of a cover substrate may be disposed over a display surface of an electronic display to protect the display surface from damage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: JUN HOU, KUAN-TING KUO, KEVIN ROBERT MCCARTHY, ROBERT LEE SMITH
  • Patent number: 10843817
    Abstract: Systems and methods for recovering unmanned aircraft and controlling post-recovery motion of the aircraft are disclosed herein. An aircraft recovery system for handling an unmanned aircraft in accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure includes a base portion and an elongated aircraft capture member having a first end movably coupled to the base portion and a second, free end opposite the first end. The aircraft capture member includes a first portion and a second portion at a distal end of the first portion and positioned to intercept an unmanned aircraft in flight. The first and/or second portions are generally flexible. The system further includes an energy capture and dissipation assembly operably coupled to the aircraft capture member and positioned to receive at least a portion of the landing forces from the aircraft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Insitu, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Gilchrist, III, John Stafford, Brian D. Dennis, Allen Smith, Jaime Mack, Steven M. Sliwa, Bradley Louis Schrick, Robert Hughes
  • Patent number: 10843875
    Abstract: A conveyor system that includes a sprocket, a conveyor element, a sensor, a tensioning system, and an electronic processor. The conveyor element is coupled to the sprocket to move around the sprocket. The sensor is positioned adjacent to the sprocket and configured to generate an output signal indicative of a detection of the conveyor element. The electronic processor is coupled to the sensor and to the tensioning system. The electronic processor is configured to receive the output signal from the sensor, estimate a trajectory of the conveyor element based on the output signal, determine a value for slack distance based on the estimated trajectory of the conveyor element, and control the tensioning system based on the value for slack distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Joy Global Underground Mining LLC
    Inventor: Robert Smith
  • Patent number: 10844026
    Abstract: Pharmaceutical compositions of the invention include substituted riluzole prodrugs useful for the treatment of cancers including melanoma, breast cancer, brain cancer, and prostate cancer through the release of riluzole. Prodrugs of riluzole have enhanced stability to hepatic metabolism and are delivered into systemic circulation by oral administration, and then cleaved to release riluzole in the plasma via either an enzymatic or general biophysical release process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Garry Robert Smith, Allen B. Reitz, Mark McDonnell, Suzie Chen, Matthew D. Vera, Benjamin E. Blass, Jeffrey Claude Pelletier, Venkata N. Velvadapu, Jay Edward Wrobel
  • Publication number: 20200361926
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds effective for activation of Tie-2 and inhibition of HPTP-beta. The compounds can provide effective therapy for conditions associated with angiogenesis, for example, ocular conditions. Formulations for increased solubility are disclosed. Combination therapy with antibodies and PK/PD data are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Kevin Peters, Robert Shalwitz, John Janusz, Alexander Smith
  • Publication number: 20200360547
    Abstract: A method for applying LED light treatment includes initiating operation of at least one LED of an LED array of an LED module for a predetermined period of time; and during the predetermined period of time, receiving a signal from a light sensor that indicates light reflected from a surface of a patient's wound. During operation, when the signal from the light sensor indicates that an appropriate dose of light is not being irradiated, operation of the at least one LED is adjusted and when the signal from the light sensor indicates the appropriate dose of light is being irradiated, operation of the at least one LED continues until the predetermined period of time has been achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Robert SMITH, Alan GLOWCZWSKI, Mitchell GREENBERG, Kristen MAITLAND, April LOVELADY
  • Publication number: 20200363238
    Abstract: An inductive position sensor may be configured to detect relative position between a first member and a second member. The inductive position sensor may include an inductive sensor element configured to be coupled to the first member and a screening layer formed over a screened portion of a member surface of the second member such that an exposed portion of the member surface is free of the screening layer. The screening layer may be configured to reduce an effect on induced signals in the inductive sensor element caused by the screened portion of the second member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Paul Smith, Robert Wood, John Simm, Timothy Biggs
  • Patent number: 10838881
    Abstract: A device management server computer (“server”) is programmed to manage a plurality of input devices and output devices in a physical room. The server is programmed to analyze media data capturing actions performed by a user in real time as a participant in the physical room, determine how the user would like to connect at least one of the input devices and one of the output devices from the analysis, and enable the connection. The sever is programmed to interpret the actions and derive commands for connecting two or more devices based on predetermined data regarding the input devices and output devices and rules for referring to and connecting these devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: XIO RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventors: Aditya Vempaty, Robert Smith, Shom Ponoth, Sharad Sundararajan, Ravindranath Kokku, Robert Hutter, Satya Nitta
  • Patent number: 10842001
    Abstract: A control system including a high voltage device, a low voltage device, and a central control module. The central control module includes a first low voltage connection for receiving at least one first control signal from the low voltage device and a high voltage connection for providing at least one second control signal to the high voltage device. The central control module is configured to determine a daylight conversion factor based on the at least one control signal, wherein the at least one second control signal is based at least in part on the daylight conversion factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hubbell Incorporated
    Inventors: Stuart Middleton-White, Gregory Smith, Robert Martin, Thomas J. Hartnagel, Theodore Eric Weber, Mike Crane, Terry Arbouw, Dawn R. Kack, David J. Rector
  • Patent number: 10840605
    Abstract: A combiner network is provided. A combiner network may include a corporate combiner. The corporate combiner may include a first plurality of radiation elements. The corporate combiner may include a first H-plane combiner connected to the first plurality of radiation elements and connected by a U-bend to a first E-plane combiner. The corporate combiner may include a second H-plane combiner connected to the first E-plane combiner. The corporate combiner may further include a first port. A plurality of corporate combiners may be assembled together as a combiner network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Optisys, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Hollenbeck, Robert Smith
  • Publication number: 20200356979
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed in which a symbol associated with an ATM of a plurality of ATMs is made available to a customer in response to a request for access to the ATM. The symbol identifies the ATM to the user in locations having multiple ATMs, thus avoiding confusion for the user. The symbol may be used for any of the possible transactions between the user and the ATM, such as balance inquiries, deposits, transfers, and cash withdrawals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventors: Janak DADHANIYA, Lisa WHITSITT, Robert SMITH, David WURMFELD, Steve FALETTI
  • Publication number: 20200355844
    Abstract: An illustrative embodiment of a data collection method and apparatus comprises at least one sensor that may be configured as a mobile data collection apparatus, which sensor may be in communication with a controller. The data collection apparatus may include one or more sensors, including but not limited to air pressure, air humidity, air temperature, road surface temperature, lightning distance, light level, precipitation rate, ozone level, carbon dioxide level, nitrous oxide level, and methane level; all of which may be in communication with a controller. One or more sensors may be positioned on or within a main assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Robert J. Moran, Malcolm Leslie Rook, Darryl Smith
  • Publication number: 20200358826
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to assess compliance of a virtual computing environment. An example method disclosed herein to assess compliance of computing resources of a computing environment includes monitoring for an occurrence of a change in a computing resource in the computing environment, and in response to detecting the occurrence and without waiting for batch testing, assessing compliance of the computing resource with a compliance policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Helander, Rebecca Smith, Eric D. Nelson, James Sullivan, Gregory A. Frascadore
  • Patent number: 10829145
    Abstract: A steering apparatus includes a first pinion, an internal gear engaged with the first pinion, a second pinion fixed relative to the internal gear, a first gear engaged with the second pinion, a third pinion fixed relative to the first gear, and a steering rack meshed with the third pinion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Joseph Washnock, Jack E. Barry, Soungjin Wou, Garry Robert Smith, Jennifer Laz, James Philip Cooper, Daniel Steven Payne, Rohit Kadam
  • Patent number: 10828454
    Abstract: Interfaces for positive pressure therapy having a mask assembly, a headgear assembly and a connection port assembly are disclosed herein. The connection port assembly has a ball joint connection with the mask assembly and includes a quick release button for easily disconnecting the gases source conduit from the mask assembly. The mask assembly may include a bias flow vent that is formed separately and attached to the mask assembly. The headgear assembly encircles the rear region of the user's head and may include at least some portions that are substantially non-stretchable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Jonathan David Harwood, Christopher Earl Nightingale, Gregory James Olsen, Craig Robert Prentice, Daniel John Smith, Brett John Huddart, Andrew Paul Maxwell Salmon, Olivia Marie Allan
  • Publication number: 20200350080
    Abstract: A surgery planning system obtains data from a doctor's questionnaire, patients questionnaire, EMR, and biometry unit. The data is weight-mapped to a plurality of electives in a plurality of options (categories). A surgery plan is generated based on the weights of the patients answers, EMR data, and biometry unit data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Jeremiah Robert ELLIOTT, Kyle Hunter SMITH
  • Publication number: 20200345283
    Abstract: A pulse oximetry system for reducing the risk of electric shock to a medical patient can include physiological sensors, at least one of which has a light emitter that can impinge light on body tissue of a living patient and a detector responsive to the light after attenuation by the body tissue. The detector can generate a signal indicative of a physiological characteristic of the living patient. The pulse oximetry system may also include a splitter cable that can connect the physiological sensors to a physiological monitor. The splitter cable may have a plurality of cable sections each including one or more electrical conductors that can interface with one of the physiological sensors. One or more decoupling circuits may be disposed in the splitter cable, which can be in communication with selected ones of the electrical conductors. The one or more decoupling circuits can electrically decouple the physiological sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Valery G. Telfort, Ammar Al-Ali, Paul Martek, Robert A. Smith